Mammography

Mammography is a breast imaging technique that uses X-rays to diagnose and locate tumors of the breasts.

Novel Artificial Intelligence Method Predicts Future Risk of Breast Cancer
News | Artificial Intelligence | May 08, 2019

May 8, 2019 — Researchers from two major institutions have developed a new tool with advanced...

Georgia Becomes 38th State With Breast Density Inform Law
News | Breast Density | May 06, 2019

May 6, 2019 — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed...

American Society of Breast Surgeons Issues Risk-based Screening Mammography Guidelines
News | Mammography | May 03, 2019

May 3, 2019 — The American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) has released the first screening...

Videos | Breast Imaging | April 18, 2019

In a keynote lecture at the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI)/American College of Radiology (ACR) 2019 Symposium, ...

Fatty tissue and breast density may be considered in the context of many factors that affect the occurrence and detection of breast cancer

Fatty tissue and breast density may be considered in the context of many factors that affect the occurrence and detection of breast cancer. Permission to publish provided by DenseBreast-info.org

Feature | Breast Imaging | April 18, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr

When planning a screening program to detect the early signs of breast cancer, age is a major consideration. But it...

compressed breast during mammography.
360 Photos | 360 View Photos | April 16, 2019

A 360 view of a simulated breast compression for a...

iCAD Highlighting ProFound AI for Tomosynthesis at 2019 SBI Annual Symposium
News | Computer-Aided Detection Software | April 04, 2019

April 4, 2019 — iCAD announced it will present its latest...

Ikonopedia Introduces Automated Combined Reporting Package at SBI
News | Mammography Reporting Software | April 04, 2019

April 4, 2019 — Ikonopedia will introduce its new Automated Combined...

Konica Minolta Highlights New Exa Mammo Features at SBI/ACR Breast Imaging Symposium
News | Breast Imaging | April 03, 2019

April 3, 2019 — Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. will highlight new features of Exa Mammo, a...

A smart algorithm developed by iCAD

A smart algorithm developed by iCAD outlines and scores a suspicious lesion seen in an image created using digital breast tomography. Displayed is the probability calculated by the algorithm that the outlined area includes a cancerous lesion. Image courtesy of Emily Conant, M.D.

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | April 03, 2019 | Greg Freiherr

 

Editor's Note: This article was updated following the SBI symposium.

 

In a study evaluating...

Samantha Zuckerman, M.D.

Sizes of words in this “word cloud” correlate to how often each word was used in survey responses to the question: “What do you perceive are the advantages to using synthetic mammography in screening?” In reference to decreased radiation dose to patients, the words “radiation,” “less” and “dose” were most frequently cited. Illustration courtesy of Samantha Zuckerman, M.D.

Feature | Mammography | April 02, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr

Many mammography practices that use digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) continue to use dosed digital mammography to...

FDA Proposes New Rules for Mammography Reporting and Quality Improvement
News | Mammography | March 27, 2019

March 27, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced new steps to modernize...

iCAD Reports Strong Momentum of ProFound AI for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
News | Artificial Intelligence | March 26, 2019

March 26, 2019 — iCAD Inc. reported strong adoption of its latest deep-learning, cancer detection software solution...

Volpara Solutions Expands Relationship With GE Healthcare
News | Breast Density | March 26, 2019

March 26, 2019 — Volpara Solutions announced the launch of an expanded agreement enabling the worldwide distribution...

Hologic Opens Learning and Experience Centre in Zaventem, Belgium
News | Women's Health | March 21, 2019

March 21, 2019 — Hologic Inc. opened its first Learning and Experience Centre in Zaventem, Belgium. The state-of-the...

Fujifilm Launches Three New Software Tools for Aspire Cristalle Digital Mammography System
Technology | Mammography | March 15, 2019

March 15, 2019 — Fujifilm Medical Systems USA announced it has fulfilled all U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA...